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English and Maths Courses

We offer a range of courses and qualifications to suit your needs and help you to gain skills to improve your employment prospects at a pace and time to suit you. You can brush up on your English or maths skills and gain nationally recognised qualifications up to Level 2. These provide your stepping stone towards a GCSE which we offer in both English and Maths.

For more information please contact 0800 525 956 or email

English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL)

If English isn’t your first language and you want to gain a recognised national certificate for your course of study, we want to offer you the best possible choices to help you improve your English skills and achieve your goals.

For more information please contact 0800 525 956 or email

Skills for jobs

Are you looking for a job or a qualification?

You can improve your work skills, English and maths, ICT skills, and increase your confidence and assertiveness with a lifelong learning course.

Oldham Lifelong Learning Service can offer you individual advice and guidance to help you with your employment related needs (see page 13 of Focus on Lifelong Learning for Skills for Jobs courses).

Family learning

Free courses for parents, carers, grandparents and children.

Some courses focus on families learning together while others are for parents or carers only (see pages 34 - 35 of Focus on Lifelong Learning).

Skills for life and work

Courses to help you gain life and work skills